TY - CHAP A1 - Belén Fernández A2 - Ainhoa Sarasua Miranda A3 - Isabel Lorente Blázquez A4 - Ignacio Diez López ED1 - Venketeshwer Rao ED2 - Leticia Rao Y1 - 2021-12-07 PY - 2021 T1 - Influence of the Basal Metabolic Profile on the Evolution of the Pediatric Patient with Obesity N2 - Many factors influence obesity including genetic, environmental, and lifestyle factors. Studies have shown obesity to be related to increased risk of human diseases. Despite efforts by health professionals to regulate obesity, its prevalence has increased globally in the past few decades. A better understanding of the causes of obesity and mechanisms by which obesity increases the risk of human diseases can lead to developing effective strategies that can save many lives worldwide. This book addresses some important aspects of the relationship between obesity and human health. Chapters cover such topics as body mass index, endocrine disorders, obesity, and endometrial cancer, the role of lifestyle factors in obesity, and much more. BT - Role of Obesity in Human Health and Disease SP - Ch. 8 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.98526 DO - 10.5772/intechopen.98526 SN - 978-1-83968-980-2 PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2022-05-28 ER -